2008 Regular Session


File Code: Workers' Compensation Prior Year Introduction As: HB 749/07 - ECM Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 855
Sponsored By:
Senator Pugh
Workers' Compensation - Law Enforcement Officers - Lyme Disease Presumption


Applying the occupational disease presumption under the workers' compensation law to specified law enforcement officers who contract Lyme disease under specified circumstances; and providing that specified law enforcement officers who are eligible for benefits under the Act shall receive the benefits in addition to specified retirement benefits, subject to a specified adjustment.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Finance
House Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Local Government Mandates
Workers` Compensation

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Labor and Employment
( 9-503 )
Public Safety
( 3-101 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered